When did Cssiw change to CIW?

When did Cssiw change to CIW?

15 January 2018
On 15 January 2018 the Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW) changed its name to Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW). This change was announced by Chief Inspector Gillian Baranski at the Association of Directors of Social Services (ADSS) conference in Llandudno in early 2017.

What does Cssiw stand for?

The Role of Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW)

What do Ciw do?

We are the independent regulator of social care and childcare in Wales. We register, inspect and take action to improve the quality and safety of services for the well-being of the people of Wales. Our core values ensure people are at the heart of everything we do and aspire to be.

How do I contact CIW?

Contact us for help If you need help using our online service or have any questions please email us or telephone us on 0300 790 0126.

What is Risca?

Risca (Welsh: Rhisga) is a town in the Caerphilly County Borough and the historic boundaries of Monmouthshire in south-east Wales. The town lies at the south-eastern edge of the South Wales Coalfield and the town has been shaped by mining, together with other heavy industries, for many centuries.

How do I become a CIW inspector?

A recognised Social Care qualification such as a Diploma in Social Work (or Social Care Wales equivalent), Degree in Early Years/Childhood Studies, a teaching degree, PGCE qualification with relevant degree or Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Children’s Care, Learning and Development, along with relevant post …

Do CQC cover Wales?

Note: the Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspects care services in England only. To find out who the health care regulator is in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland please click the relevant link below: Wales: Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales.

Who regulates Welsh care homes?

Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales
Regulating Care in Wales The Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW) was established in 2002 as part of a package of reforms which aim to protect and promote the quality of life and independence of vulnerable people and children.

Who is Estyn in Wales?

Estyn is the education and training inspectorate for Wales. Its name comes from the Welsh language verb estyn meaning “to reach (out), stretch or extend”. Its function is to provide an independent inspection and advice service on quality and standards in education and training provided in Wales.